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Credit Suisse Americas Foundation Makes a Commitment to Wake Tech
Raleigh, NC, May 26, 2021 – Credit Suisse, one of the world's leading financial services providers, has announced a $250,000 commitment through its Credit Suisse Americas Foundation (CSAF) to support Wake Technical Community College (Wake Tech).
Credit Suisse Americas Foundation Commits $600,000 to Braven
Credit Suisse, one of the world's leading financial services providers, announced a $600,000, two-year commitment through its Credit Suisse Americas Foundation (CSAF) to support Braven, a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the education-to-employment gap in higher education. The grant will support Braven's New York City operations, which launched last year.
Credit Suisse and University of St.Gallen strengthen research and teaching
Credit Suisse is entering into a new partnership with the University of St.Gallen (HSG) with the aim of strengthening research and teaching through the development of expertise at the interfaces between finance, management, and law. As part of this partnership, Credit Suisse is contributing CHF 20 million over the next 10 years to the promotion of education and research, while at the same time – in its capacity as founding and strategic partner – facilitating the establishment of the HSG Center for Financial Services Innovation, which will include the creation of several professorships.
Measure what matters. Impact investing and social change.
Jasjit Singh, Academic Director at INSEAD Social Impact Initiative argues that, as well as meeting academic goals, impact must be measured by its effect on society.
Credit Suisse Americas Foundation Commits USD 1 Million to HERE to HERE to Launch Youth Apprenticeships through CareerWise New York
CareerWise New York pairs employers and high school students for paid three-year apprenticeships beginning in 2019 to better prepare young people, employers, and the economy for the 21st century workforce.
Future Skills: A new Credit Suisse Corporate Citizenship Initiative
Almost 200 million people are looking for work worldwide, while automation sows fear of stagnating wages and disappearing jobs. Manuel Rybach, Global Head of Corporate Citizenship & Foundations, Credit Suisse, in a conversation with Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), about work, the gap between skills needed and skills offered, and the digital industrial revolution.
The Campaign for Female Education: How an innovative approach to aid scales up the impact
UNESCO reports that 52.2 million girls of primary to upper secondary school age in sub-Saharan Africa don't go to school. This has devastating consequences for themselves, their families, and society.
"Estimates were too conservative"
At the beginning of September, Credit Suisse launched its new Viva Kids offering with the digital money box Digipigi. Five weeks after the launch, Florence Schnydrig Moser, Head of Products & Investment Services, draws her initial conclusions and talks about exceeded expectations, waiting times, false realities, and letters from clients.
Accelerating Child Literacy with New Libraries
Helman Sitohang, CEO Asia Pacific, was presented with the Friends of Global Literacy Award by John Wood, founder of the non-profit organization Room to Read at its annual gala event in Singapore.